In 1807, British warship HMS Leopard attacked and boarded the USS Chesapeake.
In 1898, US Marines land in Cuba (Spanish-American War).
In 1944, FDR signed the G.I. Bill into law.
In 1945, the US prevailed in the Battle of Okinawa.
In 1978, American astronomer James Christy discovers Charon, satellite of
planet large space rock Pluto.
In 1990, “tear down this wall”: Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled.
In 2009, Kodachrome ended its 74 year run.